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Mauritius apparel sector faces up to challenges

Textile and apparel has grown to become one of the main pillars of Mauritius' economy in the last decade. Trade deals in place with Europe a...

Mauritius emerges as sustainable sourcing hub

Strategically located along the trading route between Asia and Africa, Mauritius is fast emerging as a major sourcing hub for textile and ap...

ANALYSIS: Mauritius makers upbeat for AGOA renewal

In little over a year, the AGOA trade preference programme is due to expire. The programme, which provides duty-free entry into the US for c...

Mauritius overview: Textile and apparel firms

The Mauritian textile and apparel industry has overtaken sugar to become the country's largest export, with a turnover of around US$885m in...

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Write-downs push J Crew to Q3 loss 5 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

US fashion retailer J Crew Group has moved to a net loss in third-quarter thanks to write-downs on the value of its retail store operations and non-cash impairment charges.

J Crew embarks on new expansion phase 18 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

US fashion retailer J Crew Group is entering what it describes as a new phase in its international expansion with the opening of its first stores in France.

Bill Blass taps Benz as creative director 31 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

Bill Blass has appointed Chris Benz as its creative director as the US fashion business prepares to relaunch as a global lifestyle brand.

J Crew Q2 profit slides on higher costs 8 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Fashion retailer J Crew Group has seen its second-quarter profit slump 38.3% on the back of higher costs.

Sycamore Partners buyout of Express looks likely 16 Jun 2014

Michelle Russell

A buy-out of troubled US apparel retailer Express Inc by Sycamore Partners looks likely, analysts believe, after the private equity firm last week acquired a 10% stake and said it wants to craft a formal proposal to acquire the rest of the company.

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Spotlight shines on Ethiopia sourcing 11 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

just-style turned the spotlight on Ethiopia last week, marking the release of a new research report looking at the country's emerging apparel and textile industry with additional insights into its rising potential for sourcing garments.

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